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RALEIGH —State Sen. Tom McInnis was recently named one of the top 10 business-friendly senators.

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RALEIGH — Having trouble getting a hair appointment or other services? There are three bills sitting in the Senate Rules Committee that sponsors say would loosen bureaucratic red tape for some small service businesses. Bill sponsors are eager to see them move before lawmakers adjourn for the year.

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RALEIGH — A top publication for corporate real estate and expansion planning named North Carolina as tops in the country in terms of a friendly business climate.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College has added new services and new class locations, as well as expanded its community outreach for its Adult Education division. 

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Congress has begun its year-end sprint, and the debate over rising taxes is as hot as ever.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will host a "Morning Mingle" at the Robinette Building to bring together community members, business owners, students and alumni to discuss various topics and events happening at the College or in the local community.

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RALEIGH — The government-imposed lockdowns of last year wrecked the global economy, and the fitness industry was among the businesses hurt most by the closures.

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ROCKINGHAM — Representatives from many of Richmond County’s top employers spent Thursday evening at the airport schucking away at the annual Industry Appreciation Oyster Roast.

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Wednesday, 20 October 2021 14:15

OPINION: 'Fair trade' is still a fraud

The Biden administration is embracing the same flawed “fair trade” mantra that previous administrations used to sanctify protectionist policies. Biden’s team has “largely dispensed with the idea of free trade as a goal in and of itself,” the New York Times reported. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai recently touted the Biden administration’s plans to “shape the rules for fair trade in the 21st century.” What could possibly go wrong from such a lofty aspiration?

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Lawmakers held a hearing recently focused on the N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control system. Their goal was to learn why ABC store shelves are empty and why bars and restaurants are scratching and scraping for typically ubiquitous brands such as Jameson’s and Titos.

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